...I have taught Hindi to several children that are born in the US, who had no exposure to the language, to read, write and speak Hindi. Some of my students who moved back to India were able to pass the Hindi exam for admission in schools there. That is how well versed they were in the language after taking the lesson by me. (read more)
...I speak German daily with my family and maintain my fluency in French through active conversational, speaking and cultural groups, as well as French television. Through exposure to other cultures by speaking and studying multiple languages, I have found that one becomes a more open-minded worldl... (read more)
...I also currently work at a local library and at an area literary agency (convinced I love English yet?).
I believe what makes me a good tutor is that I'm flexible (every student is different), empathetic (sometimes school is tough), and passionate (writing is my life!).
If you have any question... (read more)
...As a teacher who has been in special education for over 15 years I have dealt with many learning disabilities, and dyslexia is a lifelong challenge that is becoming more and more pervasive in the classrooms. It effects the ability to read or interpret words, letters and other symbols that are as... (read more)
...Teaching chess is a great way to learn, it helps me recognize my own mistakes and improve my eye for catching the mistakes of my opponents. With classes like this, the obvious goal is to create a fun learning environment so the kids don't even realize that they're developing critical thinking an... (read more)